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Cardiology Management

Get Peddling to Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

2016 31 Oct

Leisure and commuter cycling may be an important public health strategy in large-scale efforts to reduce cardiovascular risk, according to the findings of two large observational studies just published in Circulation and in the Journal of the American Heart Association . And as little as 30 minutes a week may have a protective effect. In the... Read more

Pharmacy Management

EMA Recommends Limited Use of Hydroxyzine

2015 18 Feb

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has announced that physicians should take precautions when prescribing the antihistamine hydroxyzine as it can cause potentially fatal arrhythmias. Hydroxyzine is approved for the treatment of anxiety disorders, sleep disorders and pruritus. It is also used as a premedication before surgery and is used off... Read more